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Make PH production hub, TMP told

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) encouraged Toyota Motors Philippines (TMP) to make the Philippines the production hub of the Vios, the automotive...

NOAH eyes expanding overseas

NOAH Business Applications is looking to expand their footprint outside the Philippines as they partner with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). “We have...

Moody’s: 2020 PH GDP to hit 6.1%

MOODY’S Investors Service has lowered its growth forecast for the Philippine economy this year after taking into account the impact of the coronavirus disease...

2020 a challenging year for BIR – Dulay

COLLECTING taxes would be a challenge for the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) this year amid the expected negative impact of recent local and...

PSEi flat; investors on wait-and-see mode

Local shares were muted on Tuesday as investors await the release of listed companies’ 2019 earnings. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell by...

Palay output rises by 4.7% in October-December

THE country’s production of palay (unmilled rice) increased by 4.7 percent to 7.49 million metric tons (MMT) in the fourth quarter of 2019 from...

Maynilad allots P10B for Muntinlupa plant

MAYNILAD Water Services Inc. has earmarked P10 billion for the development of its third treatment plant in Muntinlupa City that will tap Laguna Lake...

PCC raises M&A review thresholds

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has adjusted the thresholds for the compulsory notification of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) that will take effect starting next...

PH records 8.26-M tourist arrivals for 2019

THE country’s tourism industry welcomed 8.26 million foreign visitors last year, a 15.24-percent increase from the 7.16 million arrivals recorded in 2018. The figure is...

PSEi rallies after sustaining hefty losses

LOCAL shares on Monday soared by more than half-percent following a gloomy performance in the past week, with the market cheering on the measures...

American charged for trafficking, child abuse, faces kidnapping rap, too

AN arrest warrant for kidnapping was served to an American while attending a court hearing for a trafficking case in Pasay, the National Bureau of...

More PUIs cleared of Covid-19 — DoH

MORE persons under investigation (PUI) have been cleared of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DoH) said as of Wednesday. Of the 539...

Filipinos in Covid-19-infected Japanese cruise ship to be repatriated soon as cases rise

THE repatriation of Filipino crew and passengers of a Japanese cruise ship are being finalized as Filipinos who contracted the COVID-19 virus climbed to...

PMA closes homecoming to media, public for first time over Covid-19

THE Philippine Military Academy (PMA), for the first time in recent years, has closed the annual alumni homecoming to media and the public amid...

Barr tells people he might quit over Trump tweets

WASHINGTON, D.C.:  Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his...